Agricultural use of rural areas located in environmentally valuable terrain

Słowa kluczowe: agriculture, landscape park, sustainable development


The primary function of rural areas is their use in agricultural production. Currently, according to the balanced development of rural areas, one needs to tend to make those areas more attractive, create new jobs, create new sources of income for the rural population and to improve rural spatial planning. The agricultural production is extremely important in the areas of outstanding natural beauty. The management on protected areas can contribute to the protection of valuable qualities from excessive investment process. It must be conducted in accordance with legal requirements for environmental protection. The purpose of the research was to analyze the changes in agriculture in the context of rural area development. The communities within the Barycz Valley Landscape Park boundaries were selected for analysis. The study was based on the statistical data, including the data from the agricultural censuses of 1996, 2002, 2010, data concerning planning works and planning documents to lay down the development directions of the analyzed communities.


Mastalska-Cetera B., Warczewska B. 2014, vol. 11. Agricultural use of rural areas located in environmentally valuable terrain. Infrastruktura i Ekologia Terenów Wiejskich. Nr 2014, vol. 11/ IV (1 (Dec 2014))